Juniper

4.2
708 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Boise's farm to fork downtown restaurant. From the ingredients stocking our kitchen to our wine, beer and cocktail list, we start right here, at home, in Idaho. Whether lunch, dinner or drinks, Juniper is locally sourced, seasonally inspired and classically crafted. * We have patio seating available, but it first come, first serve
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 708 people are saying
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SoVeryBoise
Boise
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always like going to Juniper! Great atmosphere, friendly waitstaff, good drinks, and good food.

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VincentB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience3

food was ok, calamari appetizers was soggy. Food took 1 hr to get served. Pretty bad experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Server was great, food was good but poorly executed in spots.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

1st time to Idaho. (Moving a family member back home to AZ.) Our Airbnb host recommended supporting local establishments. The entire evening was impeccable. Beautiful decor transports you to their welcoming environment. The food was just over the top Amazing! The flavor and combinations Superb! Drinks were the perfect touch! This finished our last night in Boise the right way. The staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Fun fun fun for two or a group. We would recommend this restaurant to anyone from out of town and the locals I am sure they already know about this gem.

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Boisefoodanddrink
Boise
3 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We enjoyed the food, the service and the drinks were great as always. The salmon was good, but a little sweet, the trout was delicious and the Brussel sprouts were amazing. The dining room was cold but we ended dinner with coffee and warmed up.

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sharonh
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food and the service were super good. Will definitely be coming back.

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LolaL
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Lovely bar. We only had salad and pizza and they were very average.

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CarlB
Tahoe
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love everything about this restaurant! I miss their Rosemary Fries, but the Brussels Sprouts are very tasty! So good!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience4

The dinner service was really slow. We sat down at 5pm and our food did not arrive until 6:40PM. I will say, the food (once it finally made it) was delicious.

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liveloveeat
Boise
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Appetizers and entrées were amazing, we ordered 7 food menu items (meat, seafood, vegetarian and gluten free) and it all wowed us. Not a crumb was left. Service was very good but a bit slow and they were out of a couple of basic things (like Coke), both of which I chalk up to the new normal in today's world. Location and ambiance were just what we were looking for. It was a bit chilly inside, bring a sweater. Overall a wonderful experience, we're looking forward to visiting again.

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vipJcinbitt
Dallas
41 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We arrived at 5:18pm in advance of theater tickets at 7 pm. We did not get our appetizer for 30 Minutes and did not get our food in time so we had to leave without dinner. The waitress was wonderful about taking charges off and closing out our tab in time for us to leave. The appetizer was delicious. Will try again in the near future.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pizza was SO yummy!

MB
vipMarieB
Boise
2 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We had a reservation and asked to be seated downstairs which the hostess planned ahead to accommodate. The trout was excellent but the pizza we ordered was somewhat bland. Our server was friendly and very attentive. Overall, we had a great experience and will return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience4

The on line menu did not match the actual restaurant menu. As a person with food allergies I researched the menu in advance of making a reservation. The inaccurate menu resulted in a poor experience for me and my friends. There was also
little flexibility in drink menu. For example Prosecco appears on the menu as an ingredient in a mixed drink but a glass of Prosecco could not be ordered. All of this creates an awkward situation for wait staff to manage. I will not return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Service and cocktails were good. Food was over salted in every aspect. Nobody finished their food. Sucks cause we really wanted to like it with the decor and drinks. Everything tasted like handfuls of salt and the risotto was mush.

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Peach
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Pleasant atmosphere, great service. An enjoyable evening, I will definitely return.

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KMCHS
Boise
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food and service were both great! We had the most delicious bread to start the meal. The crispy brussels sprouts were gorgeous, but if you are sensitive to olives, ask for those on the side. The pizza of the day was fantastic (new pizza oven!) and the mushroom risotto is one of the best risotto dishes I have had in a few years.

The drinks are always spot on and I appreciated the variety of options for the wines by the glass.

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GGHu
Boise
2 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sheradan was an excellent server - very personable.
The food was Fabulous!

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Doug
Boise
5 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The total experience was very good. The service was excellent the food very good except the salad had poor grade lettuce. The drinks were very good and food tasty and succulent.
Over all a good experience at a good price. The place demands return experiences.

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Happyeater
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Healthy, delicious meal in a peaceful environment. Great service too.

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Loveboise
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

The food was mediocre. I ordered salmon and it was very dry. Not the quality it was. The new booths are very tight and uncomfortable. My husband's arm was in my space. Service was good. Drinks were very good.

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vipcpsd
San Diego
64 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We had fun trying different bourbon cocktails, and the clams were delicious.

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vipTheLowry
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Not what it was. Juniper was hands-down my favorite place to eat in Boise pre-COVID. I love the drink selection, the medallions, the spicy curry cauliflower, etc.
Post-re-opening neither of my two visits have been great. None of my past favorites survived the redone menu, and the new selections are not as flavorful as before.
This visit I had the cauliflower appetizer, which primarily tasted of pesto and very little else, and the mushroom risotto with steak added. The steak was a good portion and well-prepared. The mushroom risotto tasted mainly of cream.
Likely my last visit for a while.

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vipCPhelps
Boise
15 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I always enjoy my dining experience at Juniper. It has a great atmosphere, the food is excellent and the service is always amazing.

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KarisH
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere and mood that was set was one that creates memories that last forever. The waitress was amazing and appropriate for our table and event. Complements goes to the chef on the beautiful and delicious meal they prepared. I recommend to go and enjoy, whether it’s for just cause or an event, Juniper is it.

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Pammorama
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We sat in upstairs area which was nice . The trout and risotto dishes were good, but the pizza crust was undercooked and ingredients were not great (spicy calabrese). Waiter was reasonably efficient but not very personable.

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Buttons
Boise
5 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We arrived late but they honored our reservation and prepared a booth for us. Service was excellent and food delicious.

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vipBoisegirl
Boise
21 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The salmon and steak were both delicious, well flavored and very tasty. The pizza was highly mediocre, the crust was bland and not worthy of being on the menu amongst other fine items.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was great! Cocktails were great! Friendly staff that were good at communicating delays. A great night for us. Thanks!

RC
RegularCustomer
2 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food was above average but a little over-priced. Otherwise no complaints.

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vipmandmmarshall
Boise
16 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server, Jaden, was exceptional!

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joeybaby2019
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Juniper is always a delightful place to be for dinner and cocktails!

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ScottJohnson
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and ambiance.
The patio is one of the best in Boise

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vipChris
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service2ambience5

Excellent and inventive food. I was wild about the clam bucatini! I was disappointed, however, that not all of the staff were wearing masks. That makes for a more dangerous dining experience, which I don't appreciate. I will hesitate to return if they don't start taking the delta variant more seriously.

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JerryS
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Restaurant was closed upon arrival. Other restaurants in are had 45 minute waits. Very surprised Open Table set up reservation, and restaurant did not send notice of closure.

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OpenTable Diner
Boise
9 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience2

Very limited menu, if you want pizza or 4 dinner options.

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karadactyl
Boise
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Brussel sprouts completed me.

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vipwickedfoodie
San Francisco
35 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and love being able to sit outside.

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vipKellyO
New England
18 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outside for lunch. Great food, great people watching, great service.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Booked a reservation for 5 and we’re told we had to sit upstairs by ourselves due to group size and outdoor dinning was only available to smaller parities, but left to find many parties of 6+. Food was average.

FAQs

Juniper offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (208) 342-1142.

Juniper is rated 4.2 stars by 708 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.